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CVE-2008-2939 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in proxy_ftp.c in the mod_proxy_ftp module in Apache 2.0.63 and earlier, and mod_proxy_ftp.c in the mod_proxy_ftp module in Apache 2.2.9 and earlier 2.2 versions, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a wildcard in the last directory component in the pathname in an FTP URI.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/06/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (11/12/2008)

These issue was addressed in all affected httpd versions as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 were fixed via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0967.html This issue is tracked via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-2939 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, future updates may address this flaw in other affected products (such as Red Hat Application Stack).

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00000.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=123376588623823&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=125631037611762&w=2
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0967.html
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-247666-1
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=682868
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=682870
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&revision=682871
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0327
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0328
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/663763 US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:194
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:195
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:124
http://www.rapid7.com/advisories/R7-0033
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0966.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495180/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498566/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498567/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30560
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020635
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-731-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2315
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2461
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0320
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PK70197
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PK70937
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44223
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11316
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7716

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11316
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11316
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7716
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7716

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2939
NVD Published Date:
08/06/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018